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Landmark scientific report on global warming of 1.5°C boosts global climate action efforts

Landmark scientific report on global warming of 1.5°C boosts global climate action efforts

A landmark scientific report released today assesses the prospects for limiting global warming to 1.5°C and shows the critical need for urgent action.

7 October 2018

Youth from around the world gather to protect Arctic biodiversity

Youth from around the world gather to protect Arctic biodiversity

Future Arctic leaders are gathering today at the Arctic Youth Summit in Rovaniemi, northern Finland.

5 October 2018

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Oceans North, Ducks Unlimited Canada and World Wildlife Fund-Canada are thrilled to release Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas, a 122-page publication that relies on the latest data to describe ...

18 September 2018

Welcome to Peter Winsor, new WWF Arctic Programme director

Welcome to Peter Winsor, new WWF Arctic Programme director

The WWF Arctic Programme is pleased to announce that Peter Winsor, PhD will be the programme's new director beginning October 1, 2018.

28 August 2018

WWF will help meteorologists stay safe from polar bears

WWF will help meteorologists stay safe from polar bears

With the support of WWF Russia, the weather station on Vaigach Island will be prepared for polar bear visits - staff will be trained, and the building and territory will be equipped with sec...

16 August 2018

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

The amount of untreated grey water dumped in Canadian Arctic waters is projected to double by 2035 if left unregulated, this new report commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada shows.

15 August 2018

New research into narwhals, polar bears and caribou

New research into narwhals, polar bears and caribou

WWF biologists are now at Narwhal Camp in Canada’s Far North alongside Fisheries and Oceans Canada researchers and other partners, as field work for this and other research projects suppor...

10 August 2018

Russian polar bear patrol finds 14 dens

Russian polar bear patrol finds 14 dens

WWF-Russia's annual polar bear monitoring expedition uncovered 14 dens and the tracks of 23 cubs.

4 July 2018

WWF statement on new shipping guidelines to protect the Bering Strait region

WWF statement on new shipping guidelines to protect the Bering Strait region

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted new voluntary measures this week aimed at protecting the Bering Strait and Sea from potentially devastating oil spills due to shipping a...

25 May 2018

Global Shipping Sector Steps Up, Sets Climate Targets And Bans Use Of Heavy Fuel Oil In Arctic

Global Shipping Sector Steps Up, Sets Climate Targets And Bans Use Of Heavy Fuel Oil In Arctic

The IMO agreed to ban heavy fuel oil in the Arctic, a region on the frontline of the impacts of climate change

13 April 2018

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